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National inquiry won't keep Indigenous women safe, but it couldn't hurt | Aug 22 2014 | Âpihtawikosisân | Who would oppose an inquiry on missing and murdered Indigenous women? The reality is much more complicated than either/or.
It's time to stop waiting for a full government inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women | Aug 22 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | If we're not pulling dead bodies from rivers, then people are trying to burn them alive.
Photo by krystalline kraus at 2014 River Run
Grassy Narrows youth to deliver demands to Weyerhaeuser: No logging in our territory | Aug 20 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | A delegation of Anishinaabe youth, joined by nearly two dozen Anishinabe and non-Indigenous supporters carrying protest signs and banners, deliver a letter and a set of demands to Weyerhaeuser.
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Anchored by love, fuelled by anger: Indigenous women's resistance | Aug 20 2014 | Samantha Nock | Adapted from a presentation which took place at the 2014 F Word Conference, an annual feminist academic conference held at UBC on the unceded, traditional and ancestral lands of the Musqueam People.
Steelworkers welcome Mount Polley mine spill investigation and inquiry | Aug 19 2014 | John Bonnar | Listen to an interview with United Steelworkers's Stephen Hunt, Director, District 3 – Western Canada, about the spill's impact on workers, local communities, First Nations and the environment.
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To all my relations: Contemporary colonialism, and treaty citizenship today | Aug 14 2014 | Aaron Mills | The Treaty of Niagara, 1764, is our shared Constitution. Don't wait for Canada to decolonize itself -- use this treaty and build a more equitable society.
Photo: Harsha Walia
Mount Polley: Mining is disaster | Aug 13 2014 | Harsha Walia | The mining industry is a key example of Canada's colonial and capitalist foundations, devastating the environment, dispossessing communities, and committing egregious human rights violations.
Photo by Annita McPhee via Twitter
The Klabona Keepers blockade the Red Chris mine over water concerns | Aug 13 2014 | Brent Patterson | The Klabona Keepers of the Tahltan First Nation have blockaded the site of the Imperial Metals' Red Chris copper and gold mine near Prince George, B.C.
Why the Left is doomed -- a vignette | Aug 12 2014 | J. Baglow | Some curmudgeonly thoughts on the tendency of the Left to turn on itself and avoid solidarity at all costs.
Don't get burned by fake First Nations, American Indian books and authors | Aug 12 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | Here is a special warning about books written by authors who claim to be "shamans" -- which, by the way, is not even an Amerindian word.
Save the Salish Sea: Celebrating the growing culture of resistance | Aug 11 2014 | Tania Ehret | The Save the Salish Sea gathering in Vancouver this weekend reminds us that activism can be a person with a megaphone, a person on stage or a person celebrating the culture of resistance.
Oil not welcome in the Tsleil-Waututh Nation's ancestral waters | Aug 11 2014 | Carissa Thorpe | The Salish Sea Summer Gathering brought together people in B.C. protesting Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain Pipeline and the recent tailings pond breach at Mount Polley Mine.

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Book launch for Feminism FOR REAL and fundraiser for the Highway of Tears: Toronto: Feb 25 Catchfire said... A response to the mainstream feminist blogosphere on 'Feminism FOR REAL' Quote:I'm saying point...
Pipeline Oil Spill Affecting Little Buffalo milo204 said... The spill is apparently on their traditional land.  I think it's fair to assume the clean up...
Turning Harper's words against him Sean in Ottawa said... Nice, Thanks! in
Dru Oja Jay for MEC board NDPP said... SUNCOR is not only in the tarsands but Libya as well. Dru is exactly the right guy for the job! in
Their spirits live within us: Marching for murdered and missing Indigenous women Fidel said... Krystalline Kraus wrote:Even relying on the more modest statistics from NWAC, the list of missing...
On the theft and appropriation of Indigenous cultures by Robert Animikii Horton on rabble.ca kropotkin1951 said... Excellent article thx. When I was in Saskatoon this summer I went to the Mendel exhibition on the...
Should all colonialists just leave Canada? Maysie said... That's a touching and moving account of your feelings, which I know we are all the richer for...
Re: Aboriginal Politics: Bill C 3/ CHRA/ Indian Act/ Constitution/ Private property/Status/Intermarriage/ Representation Maysie said... Hi Kristien Michael, welcome to babble. A few things. You posted this exact same text and...
Newby.. George Victor said... Hellebore, (I had to tack on the "e"), your posting demands a reply. I have found that...
Salaries for FN leaders and bureaucrats debate in the media milo204 said... also, it includes travel expenses. I don't think those figures were included for canadian...

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